Should You Make Your Own VPN?

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Linus explores the world of creating your own VPN, with the help of an open source project called Pritunl.

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Neil K.

Wasn’t expecting them to actually set the laptop on fire

1 month ago | [YT] | 1,788


2018 linus: go check out tunnel bear
2019 linus: so tunnel bear got brought by shady people so go check out pia
2020 linus: so basically just accept that people are selling your data

1 month ago | [YT] | 620

Matuzuma Music

Linus: pouring lighter fluid on laptop
Me: He wouldnt actually do that would he?
Linus: lights laptop on fire
Me: Honestly I'm not surprised.

1 month ago (edited) | [YT] | 278


I use my own VPN to play LAN only games with friends interstate.
I've been doing it since Halo:CE and currently do it with minecraft.
There's your 5th use case.

1 month ago | [YT] | 312


Linus should set up his own VPN for everyone

1 month ago | [YT] | 151


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Also Linus months later: Don’t trust VPN providers , even your own VPN is not enough trustful.
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Edit:Thanks guys for likes

1 month ago (edited) | [YT] | 1,148


As someone whose last use of torrents was legitimately just getting a Linux iso, I feel simultaneously attacked and vindicated.

1 month ago | [YT] | 101

Spider Chop Productions

Often feel like I’m the only person who legitimately only torrents Linux ISO’s.

1 month ago | [YT] | 151

Carbide Games

Me: watched Linus set fire to a laptop
Also me: staring a bit too hard at the container of lighter fluid r i g h t next to the fire

1 month ago | [YT] | 65


Why not a LTT VPN. Seems like he cares and is more than able to set it up

1 month ago | [YT] | 62


Linus 2019: "our sponsor, tunnel bear, the most secure VPN."
Linus 2020: you cant trust any VPN, even one made by you

1 month ago | [YT] | 1,473

Mini tomate

Guess who's not gonna be able to sponsor any VPN service...

1 month ago | [YT] | 46

Mike Hounsell

''speaking of'' is now a cursed quote by you you know. As soon as we hear it most people will just skip ahead.

1 month ago | [YT] | 35

Sidh Sadana

I love how he thought that we were actually following along and not eating pizza at 2 am

1 month ago | [YT] | 15


Always wondered what was more “secure” about sending your traffic to some random company.

1 month ago | [YT] | 42


...“like your Internet provider or bad actors“ - wait thats the same thing

1 month ago | [YT] | 987


McAfee be like: Oh they have a partnership with LTT? - Let's buy them!

1 month ago | [YT] | 120

Mina Darsh

3:04 "Hmm, still don't think that guy was doing anything shady..." Continues to sip coffee.

1 month ago | [YT] | 3

Rian Anggara

"our latency is obviously worse"

sees 62 ping ms
me laughs in 2075

1 month ago | [YT] | 9

Teddy Adonia

Edward Snowden realizing the CIA is after him

1 month ago (edited) | [YT] | 13